When I grow up I want to be…

Last week, the elementary kids get to dress up for career day, so I asked my youngest son what he was going...

Fantasy vs. Reality

I love a good fantasy. When I was little, my favorite books were The Hobbit and The Sword Of Shannara. My favorite...

A love poem to my favorite sweater

I hope this doesn’t get too sappy, but I need to write a love poem. From the moment that I saw you, true...

They grow up so fast

When you have kids, people are constantly reminding you that “they grow up so fast.” Thank goodness!!!

White lies

I’ve told a few lies in my life. That’s the truth. And the real reason has been pretty consistent and fairly simple. Because...

The 80s were cool, man…

Last night we had the opportunity to show about a dozen youngsters from the ages of 5-16 just how cool the 1980s...

Never trust a dog movie

I refuse to watch a movie or read a book in which a dog is the lead character. I’ve been burned too...

A message, a meaning, and Mr. Rogers

In the mid to late Seventies, I spent about half an hour a day with a good friend of mine, having a...

Cold calls, common ground, and an armadillo

Every day I get numerous calls from telemarketers trying to sell me something.  Most of the time they want me to buy...

Chicken Burgers

These chicken burgers are packed with flavor! I grind boneless skinless chicken thigh meat for these, but you can find ground chicken...